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With Impeachment as Backdrop, Democrats Direct Fire at Trump in Debate

November 21, 2019
Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns | The New York Times
The Democratic presidential candidates yielded to the furor surrounding the impeachment inquiry in Washington in their primary debate on Wednesday, for the first time training their fire more steadily on President Trump than on one another and presenting a largely united front on vital issues like climate change and abortion rights.
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What happened in the Democratic debate: Candidates squabble over black voters, draw contrasts with Trump

November 21, 2019
Toluse Olorunnipa, Matt Viser, Annie Linskey | The Washington Post
The top candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination largely sought to speak directly to the American people rather than to draw contrasts with one another Wednesday night, in a wide-ranging presidential debate that came at a critical point in the party’s nominating contest.
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9 things to look for ahead of tonight's Democratic debate

November 20, 2019
Jeff Zeleny, Eric Bradner, Gregory Krieg, Dan Merica | CNN
The Democratic presidential race shifts Wednesday night to the Deep South, as the 10 leading contenders square off on stage with less than 11 weeks left before the Iowa caucuses. With impeachment hearings underway in Washington, the Democratic field is gathering under a diminished spotlight, with candidates fighting for attention with their other 2020 rival: President Donald Trump.
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For Obama and Patrick, a long friendship and political bond

November 15, 2019
Julie Pace | Associated Press
That relationship will test whether Obama can maintain his vigorously neutral approach to the 2020 Democratic primary now that Patrick has launched a late bid for the presidential nomination.
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Deval Patrick 2020: Former Massachusetts Governor is running for President

November 14, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is launching a presidential campaign after saying nearly a year ago he would not run. He will go to New Hampshire Thursday to add his name to the ballot for the 2020 primary.
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Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick laying groundwork for Democratic presidential bid, sources say

November 12, 2019
Michael Scherer, Matt Viser | The Washington Post
Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is laying the groundwork to enter the presidential race, with an announcement expected as soon as this week, according to two sources with direct knowledge of his plans.
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Michael Bloomberg Makes Plans to Build Campaign Staff in March Presidential Primary States

November 9, 2019
Tarini Parti, Emily Glazer, Ken Thomas | The Wall Street Journal
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is drawing up a strategy to build campaign staff in states that hold March 2020 primary contests, according to people familiar with his plans, as he leans toward entering the Democratic presidential race despite a difficult path to the nomination.
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